|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||not assessed||not assessed||high|
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A forest of cedars Cedrus libani, firs Abies and oak Quercus, in a rocky, mountainous area at c.1,500 m; usually covered in snow during December-April. The main land-use is hunting, but the site is also important for shepherds and loggers, and is visited by tourists and for recreation.
See box for key species. Other breeding species include Gyps fulvus and Alectoris chukar.
Non-bird biodiversity: Flora: there are many endemic plants.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.